||White sparkling classic method extra brut
||Grown in two estate vineyards planted to high densities, Quindicipiò, planted on a hillslope in Borgonato, and Brolo, which overlooks Palazzo Lana Berlucchi
||The “heart” of the free-run must, or the first fraction obtained by the slow, gentle pressing of whole clusters, fermented in stainless steel, then some lots matured for 6 months sur lie in oak barrels.
||The final blend was assembled from the finest lots of base wine in the spring following harvest, then the cuvée underwent a secondary fermentation in the bottle and rested there sur lie for a minimum of nine years, followed by an additional six months after disgorging.
||This versatile, vintage-dated Franciacorta is an ideal partner to all dishes, in particular elaborate antipasto presentations, and main courses of fish, lighter meats, and medium-aged cheeses.
||Price Berlucchi Palazzo Lana Extreme Franciacorta Riserva 2009 € 49.59